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  • Born on April 25th, 1988 in Maribor (Slovenia)

  • at 7 she starts playing the violin (teacher: Andrej Božič)

  • 2003-2007  musical high school in Maribor 

  • 2007-2013   studies Choir conducting with Johannes Prinz at the University for music and performing arts Graz and graduates with honors.

  • 2008-2011  studies Orchestra conducting with Wolfgang Dörner at the University for music and performing arts in Graz

  • Masterclasses with: Ragnar Rasmussen, Lorenzo Donati, Yuval Ben Ozer, Thomas Caplin, Florian Benfer, Robert Sund

  • Languages: German, Englisch, Slovenian,  Italian, Spanisch


Rahela Duric Biography


  • 2019  international competition for choral conductors Aegis Carminis, Koper Slovenia

    -1. place, 
    -Audience prize; 

    -prize for the best conductor according to the choir

  • 2003-2013  scholarship for particularly gifted students from the state of Slovenia

  • 2015  ECA special prize and a scholarship for a “promising young conductor” (Noël- Minet Foundation) at the International Competition for young choral conductors in Torino

  • 2011  Scholarship for particularly talented students from the City of Graz

Current employment

  • Assistant Professor for Choral Conducting for Johannes Prinz at the University for music and performing arts Graz, Austria

Fun facts

  • teaching at conducting and singing seminars all across Austria, Slovenia and Italy

  • Artistic director of Steirische Singwoche

  • ... always in a search for more ... deeper ... better ... 

  • ... I absolutely love the sea and good food ...

  • ... I want to change the world...

  • ... I strive for: truth, honesty, love ...

  • ... If I wouldn´t be a conductor I would be a dancer or a language teacher ...

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